Newsletter // Issue 6 // August 2010 // 

PatternFinder launched in September

Star-Oddi is launching a new addition to the software product family; a graphic data analysis software PatternFinder will be available for our customers this September.

Our leading software engineers started working on developing PatternFinder a few years back to answer the demand from our customers for more options in data analysis. During the development project the tasks multiplied and with our customers help we found the core features we wanted to include in PatternFinder. Our main goal with PatternFinder is to save your time and money by making data analysis faster, more efficient and easy.

In PatternFinder you can analyse data from one or several loggers, just one sequence or several sequences at a time. PatternFinder is the perfect tool for analysing large amounts of data that otherwise would take a long time to process. Often making sense out of years worth of data from the tagged animal or looking for a pattern in gear study results is the heaviest part of your research, with PatternFinder we can make this task easier.

As the name indicates, PatternFinder was originally designed to look for patterns in large quantity data. You can define the patterns that you wish to look for in the data, patterns just like the one you are interested in or similar patterns (% similarity), and the software will find all the occurrences of the defined pattern. You can also have the software search for any possible patterns in the data, keeping in mind that narrowing the search narrows the received results.

There is more to PatternFinder than just pattern finding. The main features offered in PatternFinder are:

  • Periodic statistical analysis of time series data
  • Signal filtering
  • Overlaying and analysing multiple signals
         -normal trending
         -annual trending

          -multiple signals statistic analysis
  • Event analysis
          -behavioural event analysis
         -ambient or level event analysis
         -periodic event analysis
  • Pattern Analysis
          -detecting occurrences of user defined patterns
         -scanning data for any possible patterns
         -periodic pattern analysis

PatternFinder works seamlessly with our data logging system supporting software’s SeaStar, Mercury and FoodStar and all data from Star-Oddi loggers. You can also import text format data from other loggers and systems and export result data to other software’s. PatternFinder is in constant development and more functions will be added. All feedback and development ideas from you are well appreciated. Please contact us for more information or look up PatternFinder on our website.

Own a Piece of Eyjafjallajökull!

Iceland Post is now offering stamps with images of the volcanic eruption which took place in Eyfjallajökull last April. There are three different designs, but the most unique part of the stamps is that they are printed with very fine ash from the volcano itself.

Star-Oddi will be using these stamps for all our regular mail for the next six months. The stamps have already become quite popular and we encourage everyone who receives our letters to keep the stamp as they will surely become a great collector‘s item. 

Click here for more information about the volcanic eruption and the design of the stamps






Special Offer on Starmon mini in August and September 

To celebrate the 10 year anniversary of our Starmon mini temperature loggers we are running specials on new Starmon mini loggers and Starmon services.

We would like to take this opportunity to remind you that we recommend that your Starmon mini loggers be recalibrated by us every two years, and that the battery be replaced every five years. This applies to both Starmon mini plastic and titanium. We are now offering a 10% discount of recalibration of your Starmon mini recorders as well as on battery replacement and battery replacement kits.

If you feel that it is time to replace your Starmon mini we are offering a special 15% discount on new Starmon mini loggers.

Offer is good through September 30, 2010.

For more information, please contact us at:

Data Storage Tags-DSTs  

Star-Oddi has been manufacturing and developing DSTs since 1993. The data loggers are used for various studies, such as fish tagging, fishing gear studies and oceanography. You can find our whole product range here. The following sensors are available:

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